Guest columnist David T. Schaller speaks on the incorporation of games into history museums.

While already widely used in children and art museums, Schaller discusses some of reasons history museum should consider integrating activity and play into its programming.

He says that play can assist in the transfer and retainment of knowledge, engage the imagination, foster motivation, and offer context.

Schaller also offers advice and suggestions for museums that wish to implement gaming and play into their institution.

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